JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

Class of 2020

Class size: 117 Commencement: 4 p.m. Thursday, July 23, Jacksonville State University Pete Mathews Coliseum

Brandon Barnett, Jacksonville High School's 2020 valedictorian, delivers his address at the school's graduation ceremony.

Candidates for Graduation

A-F

Brittney Nicole Arrington, Shelby Madeline Ausborn, Isaiah Chance Barksdale, Jaeden C. Barksdale, Brandon James Barnett, Lauryn Maci Bellerose, Alexandra Gabrielle Billups, Coley Blake Birchfield, Daja’ Aaliyha Bolton, Joseph Latrell Bolton, Tyler Scott Brown, Catherine Grace Bunten, Jackson David Burell, Anthony Omarion Mikalen Bush, Abbigail Jayne Cain, Aubrey Raine Carter, Jillian Elyse Chappell, Savannah Brooke Clark, Emma Katherine Cockrell, Parker Alan Comisac, Chloe Michelle Crosson, Austin Brian Cunigan, Kaleb Matthew Cuttin, Noah Richard Dayton, James Samuel Dingler, Shelby Madison Douglas, Braelyn Faith Edwards, Elisha Jerwon Ellison, Destini Kierra Elston, Ashlynn Michelle Farr, Joseph Daniel Francis, Steven Matthew Fuller

G-L

Eren Kyle Gaddis, Emilee Taylor Garoutte, Akaya MacKenzie George, Malija Lashanti Goggins, Shecaria Tasheena Goggins, Adria Dahyea Goodlett, Breeanna Lee Goodman, Corazon Desiree Goodwin, Dirk Emerson Grabau, Yessman Jamall Green II, Niastony McKayla Donasza Gross, Demetrius Montez Hamilton Jr., Bailey Anne Harper, Ryleigh Kullan Harris, Hudson Andrews Harvey, Ariana Michelle Hatcher, Brandon Eugene Heard, Claire Elisabeth Hendrickson, Destiny Faith Ingram, Luke Jackson IV, Dana Kellye Johnson, Drake Edward Johnson, Ian Scott Johnson, Jaliyah Bri-Ann Johnson, Joshua William Joiner, Nicole Elizabeth Jones, Radanis MyShon Kirksey Jr., Alexius Arianna Landolfi

M-Q

De’ja’ Emo’n Martin, Lainey Arianna Martin, Kyre’ Amon Maynor, William Haven Maypole III, Donavon William McCain, Jacob Luther McCarley, Peyton Nash McIntyre, Mikayla Marie Faye McRath, Ryleah Elizabeth Meers, Amia Jarie Montgomery, Andrea Marie Moon, Haley Jewel Moore, Mika JaReese Moore, Jalen Elijah Morton, Chandler Reed Nation, Joseph Daneril Nearer, Christopher Owen Nix, Dylan Chase Nunn, Cameron Parker, John Weldon Parrack IV, Robert Ja’Quan Perry, Omaurion Jabriel Pope

R-T

Brooke Abigail Raulerson, Gabriela Morales Rios, Nic’Kalye La’Jeah Sherrell Roberts, Hunter Nathaniel Robinson, Keiondre Jawan Robinson, Caitlin Abigail Roland, Oscar Morales Romero, Damian Kristofer Rosser, Lanasia Katherine Russell, Kearia Samone Salter, Kenon Dewayne Satcher, Noah Jackson Sawyer, Morgan LeAnn Schaffer, Nayah Malia Shelton, Kyler Douglas Sieren, DeAndre’ Nico Sigler, Kayley Hope Sparks, Mirakle ShaVon Stephens, Jayla Laterren Thornton, Brenna McKenzie Tinker, Mary Christina Turner, Mia Treshel Turner

U-Z

Bailey Elizabeth Van Cleave, Laurellei Kay Veasey, Lily Grace Vernon, Madison Caitlin Ward, Hannah Grace Weathers, Naryah Andrea Whatley, Rontarius Trenton Shamar Wiggins, Chloe Dianne Wilkins, Cederick Lamon Woolverton Jr., Aareal Trayon Wyckoff, Elin Akther Zaman, Adaleigh Grace Zaner and Amiel Joaquin Zapata

Top Graduates

VALEDICTORIAN

Brandon James Barnett

PARENTS: Dr. Timothy and Kelli Barnett of Jacksonville

GRANDPARENTS: Milo and Melody Maccarone of Lebanon, Oregon and the late Robert and Louise Barnett of Boise, Idaho

ACTIVITIES: Cross Country, FFA (Chapter President), FOCUS, Robotics (Student Director), Varsity Soccer, Mountain Biking Team, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Senior High Student Council, Spanish Club, Track and Field, FBLA, Key Club, Spanish Honor Society, Junior National Honor Society, voted Most Intelligent at Elite Night, attended Capstone Leadership Academy at the University of Alabama, Youth Leadership of Calhoun County, AP Scholar with Honor and Golden Eagle Scholar.

COLLEGE: Plans to join the Vanderbilt Class of 2024 (or UA) and pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering (or aerospace engineering, depending on school.) Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, he plans to attend graduate school to pursue a master’s of business administration, then seek employment with a major aerospace firm, initially as an engineer.


SALUTATORIAN

Parker Alan Comisac

PARENTS: Rena and Marc Comisac of Jacksonville

GRANDPARENTS: Katie and Maurice Johnson of Jacksonville, Lois Comisac of Tamaqua, Pennsylvania and the late Stephen Comisac Jr.

ACTIVITIES: SGA President, JHS Mountain Bike Team Captain, Varsity Cross Country Team Captain, high school mascot, JHS Ambassador, Senior Class President, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Commended Student from the National Merit Scholarship Program, also a Jacksonville High School representative at the Capstone Leadership Academy, Youth Leadership Calhoun County, and Alabama Governor’s School, and was chosen for Boys State, is part of Boy Scout Troop 4019 and has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, volunteered as a youth soccer coach for Jacksonville PARD, worked as a mountain bike instructor at YMCA Camp Hamilton, and serves as an acolyte at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

COLLEGE: Plans to attend Washington and Lee University on a Johnson Scholarship and double major in Business Administration and Philosophy.


SENIOR SPOTLIGHT STUDENT

Destiny Faith Ingram

PARENTS: Craig Ingram of Deatsville and Janet Ingram of Culleoka, TN

GRANDPARENTS: Pat Howell of Jacksonville and Robert Howell of Pittsburgh, PA

ACTIVITIES: Member of the Spanish Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Senior High Student Council, Golden Eagle Media, Junior High National Honor Society, Senior High National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Golden Eagle Scholar, Soaring Eagle of the Month, selected to serve as JHS Ambassador and represented Jacksonville High School at Alabama Girls State, FBLA President, Spanish Club President, Junior National Honor Society Historian, host and editor of Golden Eagle Media, ran cross-country, varsity soccer team captain, volunteer at Legacy Village and FCA Summer Camp, an active member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, has been a waitress at Classic on Noble and Assistant Manager at Afterglow Tanning Salon.

COLLEGE: Plans to attend Jacksonville State University and major in Marketing and Communications with the goal of becoming an sideline sports reporter.